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The LA Phil premieres a new work by Nokuthula Ngwenyama in September, 9/14 @ 8pm

Nokuthula Ngwenyama, composer
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Composer and Violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama.

The viola is often the subject of jokes. But in the viola world, people know the name of Nokuthula (Thula) Ngwenyama, who not only has a solo career on viola, but she also serves on the Board of the American Viola Society.

9/7 Ravel: Menuet antique Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin, Boléro (Sunwook Kim, p; Matthias Pintscher, cond)

9/14 Ngwenyama: Primal Message Adolphe: Woven Loom, Silver Spindle Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Martin Chalifour, v; Xian Zhang, cond)

9/21 Ellington: Night Creature, New World A-Comin’, Black, Brown & Beige, The River Suite (Gerald Clayton, p; Thomas Wilkins, cond)

9/28 Ogonek: Cloudline Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian (Igor Levit, p; Elim Chan, cond)